King of the Middle March

Version: Abridged
Author: Kevin Crossley-Holland
Narrator: A Full Cast
Genres: Juvenile & Children's, Marriage & Family
Publisher: Orion Audio
Published In: November 2003
# of Units: 3 CDs
Length: 3 hours
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Overview

Thousands of knights and foot soldiers are mustering in Venice for the launch of the fourth Crusade. Among them in young Arthur de Caldicot, soon to dubbed a knight. He is thrilled to be part of this huge gathering; but all too soon the crusade falls into disarray.
War, romance, murder, family quarrels, power politics, the conflict between Christianity and Islam: all these are elements in an action-packed story that gives us a startlingly vivid picture of medieval life, enriched by earthy comedy and the magic of the Arthurian legends.